Past Issues

Issue #112 December / January 2016

Issue 112

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 96, Favorite Subjects
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 98, People & Figures. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
25 Professional Artist: Building Your Brand
Insights on identifying, growing and promoting your brand
by Graeme Smith
Columns
26 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Rocky Mountain Adventure
The Art of the Portrait
30 Chairman's Letter
31 The Mysterious Case of Portrait Study by Cecilia Beaux
by Sam Knecht
34 Julio Reyes: Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
by Christine Egnoski
38 Ricky Mujica
A portrait in oil
Columns
40 Myths of the West
Arizona sculptor John Coleman make s a bold statement as a painter with his new collection of Native American Paintings
by Michael Clawson
50 Connecting with a Client
The challenges and compromises of commissioned artwork can lead to satisfying results
United States
56 A Structured Approach
Paul Baldassini discusses his methods to oil painting using a monochrome underpainting
United Kingdom
64 Balancing Styles
Tanya Achilleos Lock finds her creativity flourishes by working in both realistic and impressionistic styles
Italy
74 Tanvi Pathare
The surrounding world
United Kingdom
78 The Call of the Sea
Bob Brandt shares tips and techniques for painting the sea in all of its varying moods
United States
84 Jennifer Bowman
Colorful value changes
United Kingdom
88 Innovative Perspectives
Rob Piercy provides insight on painting high mountain landscapes with unique vantage points
Australia
98 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in Watercolour, Part 1 - Introduction
United States
100 Finding a Dynamic Composition
Life observations and photo references guide Marcia Wegman to an ideal, attention-grabbing composition that entices viewers
Australia
110 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives, Part 1 - Painting the foreground and grasses
Ireland
114 Observations of Nature
Robert Teeling uses his firsthand experiences
Departments
124 Group Excursions
John Lovett discusses the support provided by painting alongside a large group of artists
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of and Arist Part 68
Golden Section & Let Me See
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you